Job Title: Chief Engineer, Building 77
Employment Status: Exempt
Department: Property Management
Reports To: SVP, Property Management
The Chief Engineer for Building 77 is a critical role at the building and will be primarily responsible for the building’s technical operations. The Chief Engineer will help identify, develop, and execute engineering operations at the building in accordance with applicable regulations and industry standards. This position will provide leadership and support for our tenant's various projects, including design, planning and installation of equipment in tenant spaces.
Areas of Responsibility
Chief Engineer will:
- Serve as key personnel in the building responsible for operating and maintaining all HVAC systems, associated equipment, and repairs.
- Consult with tenants, architects, engineers, and contractors regarding preliminary layout, construction procedures, code requirements, and equipment specifications that apply to tenant spaces and building projects.
- Conduct health and safety surveys of structures; establish and implement ongoing preventative maintenance plans for the building and its systems, to include carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, plumbing, HVAC, and HVAC maintenance contracts.
- Maintain compliance with City, County and State ordinances and codes.
- Support afterhours building needs and activities as required by responding to emergencies.
- Work with BNYDC Leasing and Development departments to review and approve engineering and architectural drawings.
- In coordination with Director of Property Management, prepare operational procedures.
- • Keep abreast of new technologies, developments and efficiency protocols for building operations.
- Supervise, train, and assist newly hired and junior engineers as necessary.
- Ensure facility walkthrough’s for data gathering, photography of equipment, facility audits or assistance with inspections.
- Ensure that all work and operations are carried out in compliance with safety procedures, client safety requirements, company policy and procedures, as well as applicable regulations and industry standards. This includes preparing pre-job safety analysis, job hazards analysis, and invoking Stop Work Authority when warranted; prepares reports on work performed.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not intended to limit in any way the authority of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
Required Skills and Abilities
- Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Must be able to multi-task effectively and to manage multiple deadlines
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including knowledge of MS Office software, specifically Excel and Word
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with tenants, contractors, sub-contractors, clients, and employees
- Ability to look for new ways to improve internal processes and workflow
- Working knowledge of equipment and methods of operation (BMS system, fire/life safety, and other systems) inclusive of assessment of these systems required
- Must be F58 certified (FSD) Fire Safety Director
- EPA 608 Technician Certification or Universal R-410A Technician Certification required
- Refrigerating System Operating Engineer Certificate of Qualification (FDNY) required
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Hour General Industry Course required
- Must have Building Automation Systems (BAS) experience; certification preferred. Note: BAS is also referred to as Building Management Systems (BMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems and Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS)
- 5 + years’ experience required
- HS Diploma/GED preferred
- Familiarity with AutoCAD, knowledge of building process, Knowledge of structural code requirements, ability to read blueprints preferred
- Fire Safety / F59 Emergency Action Plan Director Certificate of Fitness (FDNY) a plus
- Structural, mechanical, manufacturing engineering background a plus
- Category 7G Cooling Tower Water Treatment License (DEC) a plus
- Sprinkler S-12 Certificate of Fitness (FDNY) a plus
- Standpipe S-13 Certificate of Fitness (FDNY) a plus
- Air Compressor Certificate of Fitness A-35 (FDNY) a plus
- OSHA 30-hour or OSHA 511 Course a plus
BNYDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression) sexual orientation, genetic trait, actual or perceived status of a victim of domestic violence, or a victim of sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status, age, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, military status, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected classification.